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My indoor garden has small spider looking bugs. Mites? Not on leaves just in the soil. What can I do? HELP?

Friday, August 26th, 2011

I have been trying to research what these little bugs are. I can see them with my naked eye, they are different colors some are like khaki color and other are reddish brown. There are a few flying insects in the room that I got under control with sticky paper. Now the issue I am having is there are no webs anywhere on my plants. Not a one. These bugs are only in the soil and I have been loosing a lot of plants. Or they are starting to go. I have tried all the home remedies for spider mites, made the jalapeno garlic mix, I went to Lowe’s and got a spray that is ECO friendly and has not tamed the problem. I am not sure what to do. It seems as though they are only in the soil and killing the plants from there. I don’t want to loose my indoor veggie garden as its really starting to grow well. All the web sites I found on the subject said they were almost impossible to see with the naked eye so that’s why I am thinking that it may not be spider mites. They are about the size of a small tick and crawl much like a tick does. I just don’t know what to do. I have a fan in the room, all my pots are draining well and not over watered. I just don’t know what to do short of killing off all my veggies that are growing huge already. Please any help would be more then great. I would post a picture but I just got on yahoo answers and am not sure that I can post pictures or not. Thanks for any help you may give me and please don’t say just spray them with soapy water cause that is NOT going to work I have tried all home remedies. Not at the same time of course. I have let each try and run there course on separate plants in containers to do more a less a test of what would and would not work. The only one that came close was the purchased eco friendly one and even that didn’t take care of it with a few applications over a month and a half. Please help
Sorry if I wasn’t clear but the insecticidal soap is not working at all. I spray it right on them and they just walk off and bury themselves back into the soil

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    can you name some gardening tools?

    Friday, August 26th, 2011

    can you name gardening tools and give their uses or if you have a website of thier uses that will be very helpful.?

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      How can I overcome my fear of gardening?

      Friday, August 26th, 2011

      I tried to get into the hobby of gardening recently. I loved it until one day in my garden after removing weeds I saw the soil move by itself! I’m very superstitious and I fear that my house has being built on an ancient burial ground. I’m very scarred to go out into the garden now and I’m afraid something terrible will happen such as zombies. It makes it hard to sleep at night. I’m being very serious, how can I overcome this?

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        Can I plant flowers for a garden so late in the season?

        Thursday, August 25th, 2011

        If so, what types are recommended? I live in NYC. So I guess my climate zone is 6-7. I have a small area in front of my house (12 feet by 2 feet) and would love some color.
        Also, I’m a novice at gardening. What type of tools would i need and where should I start? ALso, I heard that I need to add new soil to the existing soil…is that true?

        Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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          Container Gardening : Plants for Container Gardening

          Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

          Plants that work well for container gardening include annuals, which bloom in the spring and summer but die by the winter, perennial flowers and trees and shrubs. Find the perfect plants for any container garden with helpful advice from a professional horticulturist in this free video on gardening. Expert: Leigh Anne Lomax Bio: Leigh Anne Lomax is currently the botanical garden and horticulture manager for Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

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            Why are you being such a garden tool?

            Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

            Calm your damn self. Your not cool. Nobody likes you. The guy doesn’t like you. HECK! I don’t like you. Slow your roll.

            Has anybody ever said that to you? – No.
            @Get out of my 7/11 – HOW DARE YOU SAY COOL STORY TO *ME*
            Sit down? You already are? Then get lower sucker.

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              Indoor garden, low light. Need suggestions.?

              Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

              Im trying to work out an indoor garden situation where there is low light. Any ideas on what plants would work nicely?

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                how can i get the floral tools?

                Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

                How can i get the floral tools?
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                  What is your favorite gardening site for flowers?

                  Monday, August 22nd, 2011

                  I don’t know much about gardening. I’ve lived in apartments all my life, and I still do… but my landlord is letting me play with a patch of land outside my kitchen window. I live near Salt Lake City, UT. The weather looks like it might be spring.

                  so… what is the URL of a gardening site that has helped you? Any sites good for beginners?

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                    I am looking for a website/design tool to design a garden and landscaping before I actually plant. Any ideas?

                    Monday, August 22nd, 2011

                    am looking for a way to help see my landscaping and gardening come together before I start planting and landscaping. Any ideas of websites or tools that let you put in a design of your house and fencing and start from there?

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